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Steel beam from 9-11 attacks returned to new World Trade Centre
New York, Aug 25 (DPA) A massive steel column from the original World Trade Centre destroyed by terrorist attacks Sep 11, 2001, was returned to its original site Monday to be a part of the memorial monument for victims.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:17:09 AM

Reader's Digest files for bankruptcy
San Francisco, Aug 24 (DPA) Reader's Digest, once a favourite monthly magazine found in doctors' offices and on coffee tables in millions of homes in the US and around the world, filed for bankruptcy Monday as part of a restructuring deal announced last week.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:47:21 PM

Barrichello puts heat on Button as Brawns gain edge
Valencia, Aug 24 (DPA) Rubens Barrichello has emerged as the biggest threat to teammate Jenson Button in an all-Brawn duel following his victory in the European Grand Prix in Valencia Sunday.

Monday, August 24, 2009 10:21:13 PM

Rupert Grint desperate for a girlfriend
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) 'Harry Potter' star Rupert Grint is desperate to find a girlfriend because all his friends are happily in love.

Monday, August 24, 2009 10:17:19 PM

Obama authorises elite interrogation team: Report
Washington, Aug 24 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has authorised the formation of an elite interrogation team to handle top terrorism suspects, the Washington Post reported on its website Monday, citing senior administration officials speaking on condition of anonymity.

Monday, August 24, 2009 5:09:08 PM

Robo-touch eases delicate cancer surgery
Toronto, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists have designed a touchy-feely robot that can detect tougher tumour tissue in half the time, and with 40 percent more accuracy than a human.

Monday, August 24, 2009 1:32:44 PM

Strike paralyses shipments at Buenos Aires port
Buenos Aires, Aug 24 (EFE) Container shipments are paralysed in the port of Buenos Aires due to a union conflict that is causing huge losses, the Argentine press reported.

Monday, August 24, 2009 1:07:40 PM

Fidel Castro meets Ecuador's president
Havana, Aug 24 (EFE) Cuban leader Fidel Castro has met Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, the official Juventud Rebelde newspaper reported in an article that featured a photograph of both men standing and wearing white sport shirts.

Monday, August 24, 2009 1:02:17 PM

Two killed in Brazilian plane crash
Sao Paulo, Aug 24 (EFE) A single-engine plane crashed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing two people, authorities said.

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:53:39 PM

Rocket propellant goes green
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) NASA has launched a small rocket using a clean, green and safe propellant comprising aluminium powder and water ice.

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:53:24 PM

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